Hurricane Sandy damaged homes but not people’s spirit (35 Photos)

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  • xx1

    this is why USA, its the greatest nation.

    greetings from mex.!

    • Whut?

      What a stupid comment.

      • xx1

        how come?

        • Whut's Return

          Because you imply that helping another is somehow a uniquely American trait when we all know that's bullshit.

  • KDS_2008

    KCCO NYC + other Sandy survivors! My dad drove all the way down from Canada to help get the power back on! Hug or Thank a Power Lineman when you see them!

  • kmotamed

    #22, this photo was taken by my friend who lives in Hoboken!

  • Charly

    This whole post restores my faith in humanity! So glad so many people are willing to help complete strangers in times like these!!

  • Yak Surfer

    Sandy made a real mess of LBI. A lot of good friends lost their homes. Thankfully, no one lost their lives. Can't wait to get back to the "new" Kubels, Too and get back to a new normal.

  • bigcityreem

    Gotta love the upbeat spirit.

  • nobama 12

    #8 is pine. Pine is not firewood…

    • ImpressMe

      Pine is just fine in a bonfire…..and…… I think they are just being facetious…. a little dark humor to deal with the fact that they have a fucking tree on their house.

  • Benji

    I love the Long Beach pics!!!

  • Delvin

    Faith in humanity = restored! :)

  • Whiskey Rose Knight

    Well, that shuts the misanthrope in me right down :)

  • DCAdamas

    Coastie stationed in Long Island here, we got crews working around the clock. KCCO my fellow hurricane survivors.

  • Critical Observer

    #1 Just another form of looting.

  • Rockaway

    Fuck yea Rockaway Beach New York we will rebuild fuck you sandy

  • Kevin

    Hey Chive- How about making a KCCO shirt to raise funds for the relief effort in NJ/NY?

  • Derek L

    #19 clearly they've never seen DC metro area traffic.. almost as bad as LA traffic.

  • Canucks_Rule

    #8 #10 – awesome to see that humour helped.

  • itson

    #7 God Bless Lancaster County

    • Will

      That's right!

      • Nate

        Heck yeah!

  • Jameswastaken

    My town made it through Sandy relatively unscathed, but my heart goes out to everybody who lost their homes, or loved ones due to this storm. Battered but never beaten, stay strong everybody.

  • John

    Always knew I had a reason to be proud of my home state- KCCO NJ!

  • Alicia

    KCCO! Things like this definitely restore my faith in humanity. A lot of my family and friends in my home state of WV were hit with the snow storm portion of Sandy and still have no power either.

  • andrew2172

    It's good to see people finally helping other people. We're all so worried about ourselves, nice to see that humans have some goodness in them.

  • DaLee

    Just got power 2 days ago! I lost my roof and my car but other than that I am doing quite well. I am very thankful to be able to walk away from something like this. I am fortunate to have what I have. People keep telling me, I'm sorry but look at this way…, I'm alive and my whole family and I stuck together! :) Thank you to everyone for your support! You have all been a great inspiration.

    New Jersey Chivette!

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